August 2015 Migrants on board of an overcrowded rubber dinghy waiting to be rescued. Libyan migrants being rescued by the international medical relief organization Doctors Without Borders in the Mediterranean Sea.
The prize Sports – Sports Action Single by Wei Seng Chen, Malaysia, a jockey, his feet stepped into a harness strapped to the bulls and clutching their tails, shows relief and joy at the end of a dangerous run across rice fields.
Nature, second prize, singles - Anuar Patjane Floriuk Whale whisperers: divers observe and surround a humpback whale and her newborn calf while they swim around Roca Partida in the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico
World Press Awards: Best Pictures (Photos) 26 February 2013 Djibouti City, Djibouti African migrants on the shore of Djibouti City at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia
A woman holds a wounded relative in her arms inside a mosque used as a field hospital by demonstrators against the rule of President Ali Abdullah Saleh during clashes in Sanaa, Yemen, on Oct World press photo of the Year / Samuel Aranda, Spain.
Nature, third prize singles: Colima Volcano in Mexico shows a powerful night explosion with lightning, ballistic projectiles and incandescent rockfalls; image taken in the Comala municipality in Colima, Mexico.
Daniel Rodrigues Football in Guinea Bissau, winner 2012 World Press Photo Competition
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Here are the Winners of the 2016 World Press Photo Contest